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Teaches: English

Languages: Bulgarian, English, Russian, German, Italian, Spanish

Female, From United Kingdom, Living in Southampton, United Kingdom

Local time: Oct 31, 2014 07:22   (GMT Standard Time)

Instant Tutoring: * Conversation * Instant IELTS/FCE/CAE/CPE practice (speaking) * Grammar * I have been teaching English as a Foreign Language for over 20 years, mostly at university level.
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150 - 220 ITC per hour
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  • English
  • 48 completed session(s)
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Intensive English Course * Package-Only
  • English
  • 438 completed session(s)
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TEST Preparation (PET, FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS)
  • English
  • 281 completed session(s)
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About Elena

I began teaching EFL in 1990 (part-time) while a full-time student till my graduation with a B.A., followed by an M.A. in English Philology and a professional teaching qualification. I then continued to work as a university lecturer specialising in British Studies and EAP.

Teaching Specialities

  • Beginners

  • Test Preparation

  • IELTS

  • TOEIC

Teaching Tools

Audio only

Work Experience

    • owner
    • Spectra
    • 1990 - 2011
    • Cardiff, Southampton United Kingdom
    Various positions as: * school teacher in a specialised language school (1990-1997); * university lecturer 1997 - 2007 * free-lancer (EFL instruction; contract work)

Education

    • University of velio Tarnovo
    • 1990 - 1997
    Master's , English Philology with TEFL
    M.A. English philology; Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
    • London Teacher Training College
    • 2011 - 2011
    Other , Teaching IELTS
    Preparing students for the IELTS exam
    • University of Strathclyde, UK
    • 1999 - 2001
    Other , British Cultural Studies
    specialisation
    • Oxford University, UK
    • 2011 - 2011
    Other , Effective Online Tutoring
    Certificate, Continuing Professional Development
Elena

 Professional Teacher

Completed sessions 2542
Students 324
RatingBETA 
Professional Lessons
Informal Tutoring
Instant Tutoring
Teacher sinceMay 03, 2011
Last session Oct 30, 2014